Book a Venue 020 7186 8686

University of Manchester Conference Venues

Need Help? Use our FREE service.
Simply call us on 020 7186 8686

University of Manchester Conference Venues - Manchester

Sackville Street, Manchester, M13 9PL

Venue Introduction

The University of Manchester Conferences and Venues offers a range of AIM accredited venues in truly inspiring Nobel Prize winning surroundings-a University that is world renowned for excellence in learning and innovation, making it the perfect choice for meetings and events.

With 25 Nobel prize winners, a history of world firsts and brilliant discoveries, from splitting the atom to giving the world wonder material graphene, our venues will inspire your delegates, challenge and empower them to ask the big questions.

Our portfolio of historic and contemporary venues provide you with the versatility to host any size of event from 2 to 1000, whether it be an away day, training course, association conference, function or drinks reception. The University is also a popular filming location.

Many of our venues are available for hire year round, and located within close range of Manchester’s city centre & Piccadilly train station for easy, convenient access for delegates. They include Manchester Meeting Place and the Barnes Wallis building, for 6 to 200 delegates, the Core Technology Facility, a contemporary meeting venue for up to 140 and the majestic Whitworth Hall or Manchester Museum offering stunning backdrops for dinners.

During vacations, we have fully equipped lecture theatres, capable of hosting physical and hybrid events, they include the Renold Building seating just over 500 delegates & University Place for 1000 delegates, both venues also provide syndicate rooms and exhibition space.


The University is a leader in social responsibility, with sustainability sitting at the heart of all that we do. We are committed to food sustainability and reducing food miles and we have an experienced and knowledgeable Media Services Team who continually deliver sustainable technology options for our events, supported by high speed WiFi connectivity.


Our dedicated in house Conferences and Venues team work closely with our catering, Media Services and IT teams across the University, to ensure the successful delivery of all events and the health, safety and wellbeing of your delegates.

Room Information

Room NameSeat CapReception Cap
Manchester Meeting Place6-90
Barnes Wallis Building65-200
Sackville St Building24-300300
Renold Building20-524
Core Technology8-120
University Place18-600
Whitworth Building12-600
Christie's Bistro160 formal dining300
Schuster Building10-250
Roscoe Building15-470
Simon Building24-400
Samuel Alexander Building14-238
Mansfield Cooper Building 24-150
Manchester Museum150 formal dining200


Book this venue?

Book this venue or let us help you find more perfect Venues in Manchester for your event.

Book This Venue Now

Call us on 020 7186 8686 or complete the form below